smart Roadster MOT Results

Registered in 2007
61.5% pass rate
from 65 tests in 2017
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the smart Roadster is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.6% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Horn (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Components
        • 6.2% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Restricted movement
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Engine mountings
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
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